Monthly Archives: March 2016

Diabetes Alert Day raises awareness of looming public health crisis

The Boonshoft School of Medicine Master of Public Health Program, Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County, Diabetes Dayton and the YMCA of Greater Dayton encourage people to get checked for diabetes on Diabetes Alert Day, March 22. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Center for Global Health, Community Service, Home news sidebar, Master of Public Health, Medical Students, Medicine, News |

Speaking terms

Wright State assistant professor Joshua Mabra’s quest for family heritage fired a passion for Arabic

Understanding his family heritage sparked a passion for Arabic in Joshua Mabra, assistant professor in the Department of Modern Languages. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Faculty Profile, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News |

Financial experts descend on Wright State for LIFT2 Symposium

Financial services professionals learned about crucial industry topics from a lineup of nationally recognized speakers that includes leadership from the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank, the Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards and BlackRock during the annual LIFT2 (Leading Innovation in … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Finance and Financial Services, News, Wright State in the News |

Stage set for 2016 ArtsGala at Wright State

The annual Wright State University ArtsGala, which has raised more than $2 million for arts scholarships during its 16-year history, is scheduled for Saturday, April 9. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, ArtsGala, CELIA, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Boonshoft School of Medicine students learn where they will pursue residency training during nationwide Match Day event

Ninety-six Wright State medical students learn where they are heading as new doctors to receive advanced clinical training in a residency program. Continue reading

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Reasons to go to Wright State’s version of theater classic ‘Music Man’

Excerpt Wright State University presents Meredith Willson’s classic 1957 Tony Award-winning musical “The Music Man” beginning Thursday, March 17, in the Festival Playhouse. Willson’s incredibly tuneful slice of Americana is set in River City, Iowa, circa 1912. The touching tale … Continue reading

Posted in Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures, Wright State in the News |

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley to speak at Global Health Initiative Symposium and Dinner

The Global Health Initiative Symposium and Dinner on April 4 will raise funds for fourth-year students in the Boonshoft School of Medicine’s International Education Program. Continue reading

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One for the books

Wright State’s School of Professional Psychology and English Club join forces to get donated books to inmates at Ohio Reformatory for Women

Wright State’s School of Professional Psychology and the English Club collaborate to donate books to inmates at the Ohio Reformatory for Women. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Community Service, English, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Professional Psychology |

‘Music Man’ proves music is universal language

Wright State Theatre’s production of “The Music Man” runs March 17 through April 3 in the Festival Playhouse. Continue reading

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Careless people are skewing the results of scientific studies. Can they be stopped?

Nathan Bowling

Nathan Bowling, professor of psychology at Wright State, discussed his research on how careless people can skew the results of scientific studies with Quartz. If 10 percent of respondents in a survey don’t follow basic instructions, it can throw the … Continue reading

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